Heather Jolley signed with the Division I University of the Cumberlands Patriots on Friday, July 28 in front of family and friends. She received a three-year full athletic scholarship with a one-year option for continued education. From left: Susan Florence (mother), Melissa Irvin (Patriots head coach), Heather Jolley, Bill Jolley (father). Photo courtesy of Shonda Judy.
By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter
Pendleton County High School graduate Heather Jolley continues to take her skills on the basketball court to even higher levels of competitive play. After spending the summer seeking out better opportunities for her collegiate career, the 6'2" center forward was offered a chance to play Division I basketball with the University of the Cumberlands Patriots in Williamsburg, Kentucky.